Debunking Myths and Misconceptions About Artificial Intelligence

Published: 18 January 2019 ID: G00375965

Analyst(s): | | |

Purchase this Document

Price: $495.00 USD (PAGES: 11)

To purchase this document, you will need to register or sign in above.


The hype around artificial intelligence has led to many myths. Enterprise architecture and technology innovation leaders implementing AI projects must separate reality from the myths to devise future strategies, or enhance existing ones, that will deliver business value outcomes.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
    • Myth 1: AI and Machine Learning Are the Same and Interchangeable
    • Myth 2: All Black-Box AI Needs to Be Explainable
    • Myth 3: AI Is All About the Algorithms and the Models
    • Myth 4: We Do Not Need an AI Strategy — AI Does Not Apply to My Business Yet
    • Myth 5: AI Can Be Free of Bias
    • Myth 6: AI Will Only Replace Repetitive Jobs That Don’t Require Advanced Degrees
    • Myth 7: There Is One Best AI Platform Vendor
    • Myth 8: Deep Neural Networks (aka Deep Learning) Are the Best AI
    • Myth 9: AI Works in the Same Way as the Human Brain
    • Myth 10: Intelligent Machines Learn on Their Own
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
© 2019 Gartner, Inc. and/or its Affiliates. All Rights Reserved. Reproduction and distribution of this publication in any form without prior written permission is forbidden. The information contained herein has been obtained from sources believed to be reliable. Gartner disclaims all warranties as to the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of such information. Although Gartners research may discuss legal issues related to the information technology business, Gartner does not provide legal advice or services and its research should not be construed or used as such. Gartner shall have no liability for errors, omissions or inadequacies in the information contained herein or for interpretations thereof. The opinions expressed herein are subject to change without notice.

Why Gartner

Gartner delivers the technology-related insight you need to make the right decisions, every day.

Find out more

Call +1 855-515-4486 or contact us

to become a Gartner client.